Can the Fusion nodes bypass color grades?

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Can the Fusion nodes bypass color grades?

PostWed Apr 11, 2018 4:19 pm

In reading the "new features guide" from the support page, it states that the fusion effects are passed through the same color grades as the clips to which they are attached.

The guide states:
"...image data from the Fusion page node tree flows into the Color page."

Is it possible to exclude the Fusion node tree from the Color adjustments of the underlying clip? My situation is that I use Fusion to create custom text and title animations that must adhere to a specific color palette, and I don't want the color grades of an underlying clip to alter the Fusion elements on top.

Can I print the color grades to the clips in the Edit page prior to adding the Fusion elements? Or is there a way to bypass the Fusion elements when grading?
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Re: Can the Fusion nodes bypass color grades?

PostFri Jan 18, 2019 2:55 pm

Same problem here. Any solution?
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Re: Can the Fusion nodes bypass color grades?

PostFri Jan 18, 2019 5:41 pm

In Fusion, replace the background footage with an 'empty' (RGBA=0,0,0,0) background so that the only thing that will be output will be the titles.

In Edit, duplicate that Fusion Clip and place it in a video track above the clip that you want your title to appear. That way you can color grade the original clip without affecting the titles.
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